We welcome people from the community of all faiths, races, and nationalities to visit our church and to celebrate the gift of life with us.
Philadelphia and surrounding area.
Sunday School: 9:45 AM
Sunday Worship Service: 11:00 AM
Sunday Worship Service: 1:30 PM
Sunday July 17, 2022
Rev Norris will deliver the message; Kevin is on vacation. There will be no Sunday School.
We are having services inside the church in the sanctuary now. Since most/all of our members have been vaccinated, and our sanctuary is large and we can spread out, it will be a safe event. Join us at 11:00 AM. Masks are required as of now.
Sunday school is in the blue room at 9:45 AM. We are having an exciting discussion on the origins of the Bible.
THERE IS ALSO ON-LINE SERVICES ON SUNDAYS AT 11:00 AM ON OUR FACEBOOK CHANNEL.
You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch, click on this link:
Fran Herz - Many of you knew Joan Reese's mother, Fran, who attended our church some years ago. Fran passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at home. She was 95. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 11:00 AM at our church.
Helen Eckenrode - More saddness to report at our church: sister Helen passed away February 15, 2022 at the age of 93.
Viewing was held Friday February 25th at our church, and the funeral followed. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Park.
Her full obutuary can be read here:
Thomas Riethof - With heavy heart we report the passing of our brother Tom. He died in Grand View Hospital in Sellersville Sunday night September 12, 2021 of conjestive heart failure. Funeral plans are pending.
John R E Hoover - With great saddness we report that our dear friend and long time member has passed away at home with his family at his side on September 1st, 2020. He was laid to rest on September 4th at Kuntz church cemetary in Loysburg, PA with a private service. Details of his life can be found at Craft Funeral site:
Bill Brown- A very sad message to report that our dear brother and long time member of First Church passed away. He was in hospice care in the Brethren Room at Keystone Hospice. There are no immediate plans for a funeral or memorial service, due to the Cronoavirus emergency, but we will keep you posted here.
SERVICE OF STUDY
We have completed the books of Genesis, Exodus, Matthew, Jonah, and Galations in their entirety, in sucession. We are now undertaking an in-depth look at the book of Romans. Join us and don't miss a chapter!
We extend an invitation to you to join us for worship, Bible study and friendship. We welcome all who seek.
Our Vision at First Church is to continue the work of Jesus- peacefully, simply and together. Our Mission is to worship God, and to live our lives guided by the teachings and example of Jesus, encouraging others through our service and actions to do the same.”
FCOB is dedicated to outreach. We welcome ideas from the community for outreach. If you are from the community and have an idea for helping the less fortunate and would like to use our facility, please submit your idea to us.
Our attractive sanctuary seats 200 people. Our parking lot holds 150 cars. We have a large social hall with full kitchen facilities that will host 200 people. Call for rates and availability. Weddings and community events can be held here.
Top of the Hill Daycare is housed within our walls and operates Monday through Friday from 7 AM till 5 PM. This is a secular operation under our direction.